Famous authors, whose writings are colored by fictional portrayals of their own real life experiences, are plentiful. Often, authors turn themselves into characters in their fictional novels because they have unique, interesting life stories to write about.  Kurt Vonnegut, for example, who appears as a character in his novel Breakfast of Champions, interacts with several […]


You are probably familiar with the term Beatlemania, but did you ever hear of Sherlockiana, the other term to originate from the British Isles?  It defines anything about, inspired by, or tangentially concerning the adventures of the world’s greatest detective, Sherlock Holmes, his biographer, Dr. John Watson, and the author of the series, Sir Arthur […]